Post Profile






New candidate vaccines against the plague

New potential vaccines have been developed that protect animals against the bacteria that causes the deadly plague. The plague of Black Death infamy has had the power to strike fear in people since the Middle Ages -- and for good reason. Once someone begins to show symptoms, the disease progresses very quickly and is almost 100 percent fatal without prompt treatment. The World Health Organization has categorized the bacteria responsible for plague, Yersinia pestis, as a re-emerging pathogen because of the rising number of human plague cases globally.
read more

share

Related Posts


NIH scientists develop candidate vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

An experimental vaccine to protect against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a leading cause of illness and hospitalization among very young children, elicited high levels of RSV-specific antibodies when tested in animals, accordin...

Sweet defence against lethal bacteria: Synthesizing a potential vaccine candidate for an antibiotic-resistant pathogen

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

There is now a promising vaccine candidate for combating the pathogen which causes one of the most common and dangerous hospital infections. An international team of scientists has developed a vaccine based on a carbohydrate against...

Yersinia pestis bacteria confirmed as cause of Middle Ages 'Black Death' plague epidemic

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

The latest tests conducted by anthropologists in Germany have proven that the bacteria Yersinia pestis was indeed the causative agent behind the "Black Death" that raged across Europe in the Middle Ages.

3 New Vaccines Against 'Black Death' Plague Bacteria Show Promise

Academics / General Science : Live Science

Researchers are developing new vaccines that could potentially protect against plague infection, early research suggests.

UTMB researchers develop new candidate vaccines against the plague

Academics / Biology : EurekAlert: Biology

(University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston) Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have developed new potential vaccines that protect animals against the bacteria that causes the deadly plague. Th...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC